Vietnamese firms work hard to expand in Russia Business

Vietnamese firms work hard to expand in Russia

Two-way trade between Vietnam and Russia hit 2.6 billion SD in 2014, which, however, accounted for less than 1 percent of Vietnam's total import-export activity with the world, which stood at 298.2 billion USD.
Business

Dong Nai businesses eye direct export to US market

Dong Nai’s woodwork and ceramic products hold a great opportunity for direct export to the US market, said a US business delegation while meeting with their Vietnamese peers in the southern province on January 29.
Amy’s 70-year anniversary celebrated in France, Japan, Indonesia Politics

Amy’s 70-year anniversary celebrated in France, Japan, Indonesia

The 70 year-history of the Vietnam People’s Army (VPA) has been written with glorious victories, inspiring national liberation movements of suppressed nations around the world in the past as well as significantly contributing to the current national defence and construction, said Ambassador to France Nguyen Ngoc Son.
World

Singapore PM lauds US’s “return to Asia” policy

Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong has hailed the US’s “return to Asia” policy and President Obama’s strong commitment to Asia rebalance during his meeting with US Vice President Joe Biden in Washington DC on June 25.
Vietnamese, Azerbaijan Presidents hold talks Politics

Vietnamese, Azerbaijan Presidents hold talks

At talks with his Azerbaijan counterpart Ilham Aliyev in Hanoi on May 19, President Truong Tan Sang made clear Vietnam’s stance on expanding relations with the Eurasian country as its major partner in southern Caucasus.
Business

South Asian market offers bright prospects: paper

Given that markets like the European Union (EU) and Japan are becoming harder to please and that the demand in these markets is not increasing, South Asia is considered as offering great prospects for Vietnamese businesses, the Vietnam Economic News reported on February 18.
Business

Vietnamese rice exporters seek ways to boost sales

Vietnam, one of the world’s leading rice exporters , has lowered bar for its rice export for 2013 to between 7-7.2 million tonnes from the targeted 7.5 million tonnes and is striving to open new markets . The Vietnam Economic News reports.
Business

Vinaphone cuts international roaming charge

The Vietnam Telecom Services Company (Vinaphone) has announced new rates for international roaming services as of October with big reductions in voice call and data transmission charges.

Health

Vietnam lifts tests on food from Japan

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development recently decided to cease radioactivity tests on food imported from Japan as of September 1, 2013.
Business

Opportunities and challenges for farm exports

Experts at a recent seminar hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development shared the view that Vietnam’s World Trade Organisation (WTO) membership has both positively and adversely affected the country’s agricultural sector, radio The Voice of Vietnam reports.